Strange Creative Commons Licence problem.
tom at bbcity.co.uk
Fri Apr 16 05:24:57 EDT 2004
On 16 Apr 2004, at 05:47, Brian Boyko wrote:
> I cannot do that without either taking the copyright away from them,
> or by requiring Creative Commons work.
> What I would like to do is require those who sign up to the forum to
> agree to an "opt-out" creative commons license that has the
> attribution and share-alike provisions. If a person does not want a
> specific post under the Creative Commons licence, I'd like them to
> have to say that in the post "This work is not governed by the
> Creative Commons License." If a particular poster (for whatever
> reason) wants to retain the copyright to ALL his work (including
> offhand comments) he can simply put that statement into his signature
> I'll muddle through the technical details, but how would I go about
> finding a licence like that?
Simple. Make it so that when people sign up for the forum they are
asked whether or not they agree with a provision saying that they
licence all their content under CC licence of your choice. If they do,
you include it. If they don't, you don't.
More information about the cc-licenses